March 21, 2013
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INDIANAPOLIS - Junior Emily Bos advanced to the consolation final of the 50-yard freestyle, and Auburn's 400 medley relay also made the B-final on a light first morning of preliminary action at the 2013 NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships at the IUPUI Natatorium.
Bos clocked a personal-best time of 22.35 seconds to win her heat in the 50 free, tying for 11th place overall and advancing to the consolation final. With her time, Bos also moved into eighth-place all-time among Auburn swimmers in the 50 free.
Senior Hannah Riordan just missed the B-final with a 19th-place time of 22.45, while Olivia Scott (22.83) and Aubrey Peacock (23.14) were strong in their first swims of the meet.
The 400 medley relay team of Bos, Lindsey Norberg, Scott and Riordan posted a time of 3:33.58 to finish 10th overall in the preliminaries and earn a spot of their own in the consolation final tonight.
In other action, Katie Gardocki finished 36th in the 500 freestyle prelims with a time of 4:45.59, and Micah Lawrence was 54th in the 200 IM with a 2:01.16. The Tigers' 200 freestyle relay was disqualified for an early takeoff in the first race of the day.
Finals get underway at 7 p.m. ET (6 p.m. CT). Links to live results and live video can be found at AuburnTigers.com, and fans can follow @AuburnSwimming on Twitter for updates from the pool.
Auburn Swimming & Diving Results
NCAA Women's Championships - Day 1 Prelims
March 21, 2013
IUPUI Natatorium - Indianapolis, Ind.
200 Freestyle Relay
--. Riordan, Fonteno, Krakoski, Peacock (DQ)
36. Katie Gardocki (4:45.59)
200 Individual Medley
53. Micah Lawrence (2:01.16)
11. Emily Bos (22.35) (PR) (B-Final)
19. Hannah Riordan (22.45)
43. Olivia Scott (22.83)
52. Aubrey Peacock (23.14)
400 Medley Relay
10. Bos, Li. Norberg, Scott, Riordan (3:33.58)